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Dahms will return to Minn. Senate in District 16

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WILLMAR -- Voters have chosen to return Sen. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls, to the Minnesota Senate to represent the new District 16.

With 97 percent of the precincts reporting early Wednesday, Dahms was leading DFLer Ted L. Suss of Lucan 19,867 or 54 percent, to Suss's 17,079 or 46 percent.


Dahms, 65, a retired insurance agent, was first elected to the Legislature in 2010.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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